La Liberté du Commerce des Grains toujours utile & jamais nuisible …

Paris, 1765.

Four works in one vol., 12mo and small 8vo, pp. v, [6]–99, [1]; [4], 48; 70, [2] + 1 folding table; 42, [6]; complete with initial blank to second item and with final, and final three blank leaves to third and fourth items respectively; manuscript correction to first work in a contemporary hand; contemporary mottled calf-backed marbled paper boards, flat spine decorated gilt in compartments, contrasting red leather label, extremities lightly rubbed.

£6500

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An important and interesting assemblage of scarce pamphlets on corn, including Le Trosne’s defence of free trade, described by Schumpeter as a ‘meritorious performance’ (p. 225) and Baudeau’s Lettres (see item 13), first published in the Ephémérides du Citoyen of February 1767.

1st work: Einaudi 3361; Goldsmiths’ 10091; Higgs 3435; INED 2875; not in Kress.
2nd work: Higgs 4304; Kress 6520; see also Einaudi 4432 & INED 284; not in Goldsmiths’.
3rd work: INED 4777; not in Einaudi, Goldsmiths’, Higgs, or Kress.
4th work: INED 4061; not in Einaudi, Goldsmiths’, Higgs, or Kress.

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